Robert “Butch” Nicklas, of Lynchburg, Virginia passed away peacefully at Pearls of Life Memory Care Facility on July 31, 2023. He was the son of the late Aubrey and Helen Nicklas.
He was born on January 31, 1944, formerly of Connoquenessing, Pennsylvania. He proudly served on active duty in the U.S. Navy and then retired from the U.S. Army Reserve. Butch retired from AK Steel and was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ and Grace Fellowship.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joanne; daughters, Shiryl (Tim), Renee (Neil), Annie; son, Robb; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers; and Karla and her two children.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brother, John; nephew, Larry; and Helen Janicki.
Thank you to the staff at Pearls of Life for loving our Dad. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family. To send condolences, please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com